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  • Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate

     Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate
    Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies. These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide 33 years after he was shot

    The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times. Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range fromĀ  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Must Continue Brady's Cause Of Gun Control

    The passing of James Brady, the press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan, received well-deserved attention [Aug. 5, news, "Reagan Staff Shot In '81 Fought For Gun Limit Laws"]. His name was proudly associated with gun control legislation that was...
  • In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus

    In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus
    In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County. On Friday, McKinney...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...
  • James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate

    James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate
    James S. Brady had been presidential press secretary for less than three months when a deranged would-be assassin fired a volley of shots at Ronald Reagan on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., hotel. The president was wounded by a ricocheting...
  • What Is Problem With Retesting?

    Letter writer Joseph Terzo sees any kind of testing of seniors for their competency to safely drive "as a segue into suggesting an overall restriction for elderly drivers" [Aug. 7, "Against New Rules For Older Drivers"]. If he is, as he claims, in...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
  • James Brady and the case for gun safety laws

    James Brady and the case for gun safety laws
    Jim Brady spent more than 30 years in a wheelchair, but he was one of the tallest men in Washington. The press secretary to Ronald Reagan was gravely wounded in the gunfire that also struck the president as he was leaving a Beltway hotel only a couple...